This month in MIME in the News, we profile Dr Stephen Wang.
Recently reported in the Age, Monash Institute for Medical Engineering (MIME) researcher Stephen Wang in collaboration with Jenny Keating and Tony Goldschlager have created a potential solution to help people maintain good posture - "the Virtual Spine" project. This smart chair contains pressure sensors that can monitor a person's spine position in real time, compare against their ideal spinal position and wirelessly text message or email feedback to the person in the chair. The project is being carried out in conjunction with Monash Health and Austin Health. The full story can be viewed via the MIME media page.